With 10+ years of Federal Government work, 8+ years as a Certified Federal Resume Writer, and hands-on experience with a wide range of clients, Lex is an expert in the challenging and dynamic world of resume writing and job applications.
Using a personable, easy-going, and empathetic style, Lex works closely and effectively with every level of job seeker, from entry-level to C-level, to create high-impact, keyword-based customized Federal and private-sector resumes, LinkedIn Profiles, personal narratives, and cover letters that position his clients to get referred, interviewed, and hired.
Lex is also a career coach to many of his clients who come back to him for advice and guidance on how to grow their Federal careers. Lex is especially effective at helping U.S. Military clients transition to Federal civilian employment, and has worked with clients of every rank up to and including Lt.-Colonels, Colonels, and General Officers.
Lex has presented seminars and workshops on Federal Resume writing and job applications across the Washington, DC-Baltimore area, and is an active member of the Maryland Career Development Association.
A confident public speaker, he contributes to local panels for area jobseekers offered by the Professional Outplacement Assistance Center through the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation's Division of Workforce Development.
Lex earned a B.A. in Political Science from Amherst College and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Oxford University, UK, where he was a Truman Scholar. He is a Certified Federal Resume Writer and a Certified Social Branding Analyst.
Lex also serves as a Volunteer Advisor with two organizations helping veterans: ACP AdvisorNet and Hire Heroes USA.
When not working, Lex loves to read, make maps, walk, swim, and follow world news. His latest project is training his two half-Chihuahua rescue dogs to accept the right of other dogs to exist.